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������������������������ �������� ���������������� �������������������������� ������������ motto is “bambinatum est maggitum” (“children EVENT: 2016-17 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando™ season SHOWS/DATES: The Illusionists — Live from Broadway, October 4-9; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, November 1-6; An American in Paris, December 13-18; Wicked (a season option not included in standard subscription), January 11-29, 2017; A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, February 7-12, 2017; Disney’s The Little Mermaid, March 7-12, 2017; Matilda — The Musical, May 9-14, 2017; Finding Neverland, June 6-11, 2017 VENUE: Walt Disney Theater NOTES: The 2016-17 FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando™ season has expanded from six shows to seven. Wicked, an eighth show, is a season option. TICKETS: Seven-show subscriptions for FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando™ are no longer available. Six-show subscriptions may be purchased online at orlandobroadway.com, or by calling the Subscriber Service Center at 800.448.6322. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 100 S. Eola Drive, Suite 101, Orlando. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Prices for sixshow subscriptions vary depending upon seat location, but start at $215. For groups of 10 or more, email Group Sales at groups@drphillipscenter.org, or call 407.455.5550. Individual ������������������������������������������������������The Illusionists — Live from Broadway, may be purchased by ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets start at $30.75. 66 artsLife | FALL 2016 SPONSORED BY are maggots”). Matilda, however, is no helpless victim. ������������ ���������������� �������� �������� ���������� �������������� �������� ������������ it / Doesn’t mean that you just have to grin and bear it,” she sings in “Naughty,” one of many gleefully subversive songs by musician and comedian Tim Minchin. The story of how Matilda — along with her classmates and Miss Honey — ultimately prevails over adversity is entertaining, irresistible and inspiring. “Matilda is one of those refreshingly smart children’s musicals that doesn’t talk — or sing — down to anyone,” wrote Peter Marks in the Washington Post. �������� ������������������ ���������� ������������������ ������ ���������������� has been showered with awards around the world, including four Tonys for the Broadway production. Time named it the No. 1 show of 2013. �� Finding Neverland (June 6-11, 2017). Peter Pan�� �������� �������������������� ������������ �������� �������� audiences for generations. And now, the story of how the mischievous (and eternal- ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� the same. The musical Finding Neverland explores how Scottish playwright J.M. Barrie was inspired to write Peter Pan by the playtime adventures of four young boys: Jack, George, Michael and Peter. Barrie, suffering from writer’s block and enduring an unhappy marriage to a shallow socialite, meets the boys and is drawn into their world of make-believe. He’s also drawn to their mother, the frail but beautiful widow Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, in whom ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� Tapping into his inner child, an inspired Barrie tells his colorful producer, Charles Frohman, that he’s working on a new and surprising play. The American impresario replies that he doesn’t particularly like surprises. Nonetheless, he buys into Barrie’s vision and works to secure backers. Peter Pan�������������������������������� enchanting highbrow London theatergoers. Although it’s based on the 2004 Johnny Depp movie of the same name, the Broadway version of Finding Neverland is better in almost every way, Richard Zoglin wrote in Time. “It strikes me as the very model of a modern family musical,” Zoglin opined. “It’s briskly told, brightly staged, with a score (by British rocker Gary Barlow) as tuneful as one could expect from a show set in turnof the-century London that’s not by Gilbert and Sullivan.” ��


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